Benedict Cumberbatch

Birth Name: 
Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch
Best Known For: 

Doctor Strange in Marvel Cinematic Universe
Sherlock Holmes in the BBC drama "Sherlock"
Khan Noonien Singh - "Star Trek Into Darkness"

Short bio: 

Benedict Cumberbatch was born on July 19, 1976 in London, England to actor parents, Timothy Carlton and Wanda Ventham. He studied drama at the University of Manchester before training at the prestigious London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.

Cumberbatch's television work includes his performance as Stephen Hawking in the television film Hawking (2004). He gained greater recognition for playing Sherlock Holmes in the BBC series Sherlock from 2010 to 2017, for which he won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie. For playing the title role in the miniseries Patrick Melrose (2018), he won the British Academy Television Award for Best Actor.

In films, Cumberbatch has played Khan in Star Trek Into Darkness (2013), and has appeared in the historical dramas Amazing Grace (2006), 12 Years a Slave (2013), 1917 (2019) and The Courier (2020). He received critical acclaim and nominations for the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performances as Alan Turing in The Imitation Game (2014) and as a volatile rancher in The Power of the Dog (2021). From 2012 to 2014, through voice and motion capture, Cumberbatch played Smaug and Sauron in The Hobbit film series. Since 2016, he has played Stephen Strange in several films set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, including Doctor Strange (2016) and Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022).


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Submitted by Angel124 (not verified) on

Brilliant. Thank you. Also love you as Doctor

Submitted by Anonymous ZCool (not verified) on

YOOOOO! You are an Amazing Actor, I hope you have a Great Day, plz do more episodes of Sherlock, because you are such a Great Actor, also because I love the series and I don't want another Great Series to go down the drain. (A Fan from Georgia)

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